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Subsurface Investigation Work on Wilshire Blvd. and west of Comstock Ave.


Metro contractors will be investigating subsurface conditions, also known as geotechnical investigation, along the tunnel alignment of the Purple Line Extension Section 3 at various locations from now through Fall 2019. Work will occur on Wilshire Blvd. between Westwood Blvd. and Gayley Ave. on Saturdays, August 24 and August 31. Work will also take place in the alley, west of Comstock Ave., between Santa Monica Blvd. and Eastbourne Ave. from Tuesday, September 3 to Friday, September 6. Work hours are 8am to 6pm.


Dates: Saturdays, August 24 and August 31

Work Hours: 8am to 6pm

  • Eastbound traffic will be reduced on Wilshire Blvd. between Gayley Ave. and Westwood Blvd. 

Dates: Tuesday, September 3 to Friday, September 6

Work Hours: 8am to 6pm

  • Temporary reduced access in the alley, west of Comstock Ave., between Santa Monica Blvd. and Eastbourne Ave.


  • All work has received necessary permits and approvals.
  • Access for pedestrians will be maintained around the investigation sites.
  • Access for emergency responders will be maintained.
  • Construction is a dynamic process and information is subject to change without notice.
  • For emergencies or issues needing immediate attention only, please call the 24/7 hotline at (213) 922-6934.

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